RISSB Rail Turnouts Adelaide Updated


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The RISSB National Rail Turnouts Workshop gives all those involved an in-depth forum for discussion and the sharing of expertise. A key element of this workshop is participation and knowledge sharing from audience as well as the workshop leaders. It is a chance for you to bring your experience and to take away new approaches for best practice.
The June workshop will be an opportunity to learn entry level information. Focusing on up-skilling newer entrants to the turnouts industry, it will be tailored to those looking for a beginners’ guide or refresher course to turnouts.

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RISSB Rail Turnouts Adelaide Updated

  1. 1. 18-19 July 2011 | Hotel Intercontinental, Adelaide An introduction to the fundamental technical knowledge for rail turnoutsThe workshop will feature:Interactive breakout sessions: This is a chance for you tobring your experience and to take away new approaches forbest practice.Site tour! Consolidate your knowledge with a fieldexcursion that’ll give you a hands-on look at rail turnouts indaily operations. Visit a section of Public Transport Services’(PTS) upgraded track.Learn from industry experts including:Dr Stephen Marich, Director, Marich Consulting ServicesCraig Bishop, Engineering Manager, VAE Railway SystemsDudley Ingram, Construction Manager,Trackwork Services AllianceMassoud Majidi, Manager Infrastructure, Yarra TramsToby Horstead, A/Snr Asset Planning Coordinator Civil& Stations, RailCorp Workshop also available in November 2011. See inside for details.Supporting sponsor Media Partners: SECURE ORDER Researched and developed by: REGISTER NOW www.informa.com.au/railturnouts
  2. 2. RAIL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND STANDARDS BOARD National Rail TurWe are pleased to announce that we will be holdingtwo RISSB National Rail Turnout Workshops in 2011. DAY ONE | Monday 18 July 2011The July workshop will be an opportunity to learn entry level 8.00 Registration and coffeeinformation. Focusing on up-skilling newer entrants to the turnoutsindustry, it will be tailored to those looking for a beginners’ guide orrefresher course to turnouts. 8.40 Speed networking sessionBuilding on this knowledge base, the November workshop will draw on Get to know your peers right from the start inthe expertise within the industry to debate innovative solutions to the this relaxed and informal speed networking session.real challenges faced. Featuring dedicated problem solving sessions Bring your business cards!after each module, it will strive to develop and consolidate the relevant 9.00 Chairman’s Opening address and RISSB Welcomeknowledge within the industry by working towards industry solutions. Laurie Wilson, Manager Infrastructure and Engineering,Highlights for the November 2011 Workshop include: Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB)CASE STUDY: Turnouts installation at Hornsby JunctionDudley Ingram, Construction Manager, Trackwork Services Alliance MODULE 1 | INTRODUCTION AND HISTORY OF THE TURNOUT FUNCTION Join us to learn from those at the forefront of the 9.10 Understanding why – looking at what physically industry and enhance your knowledge on all aspects happens at the turnout of the turnout lifecycle. ▲ Examining turnout function as it relates to the passage of Comments from 2010 delegates included: wheeled vehicles ▲ Enhancing the understanding of the functional performance “Excellent opportunity for people in industry to converge under one roof and share knowledge” of the turnout ▲ Looking at the basics of wheel rail interaction: Forces and Mechanical Engineer - Queensland Rail stresses, rail flow and fatigue cracking “Speakers were extremely good at distilling complex ▲ Vehicle track considering dynamics and forces associated information in a simple way – difficult concepts were with different geometric approached at an understandable level” Dr Stephen Marich, Director, Marich Consulting Services Project Engineer - Calibre Rail MODULE 2 | DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS AND CONCEPTS “Enjoyed the social networking opportunities with a range of both suppliers and clients” 10.00 Turnout design and components Signalling Engineer Electro Mechanical – Siemens ▲ Examining the design of turnouts and all their components ▲ Analysing the complexity of a variety of turnoutsPast delegate by industry: Tom Wilson, Principal, Track, GHD & Alan Mansfield, Principal Track Co-ordinator, GHD Project Engineering Services/ Consultants 23% 11.20 Networking and refreshment break Public Sector 2% 11.50 Turnout location, catchpoints and junctions ▲ Location: Drainage, access and formation Rail Operators/Owners 22% ▲ Ensuring suitable access points for maintenance and Rail Suppliers/Component operational purposes Manufacturers 35% ▲ Geometry ▲ Examining examples of poorly thought out designs and the MARK YOUR DIARY! lessons learnt from such examples Tom Wilson, Principal, Track, GHD RISSB National Turnouts Workshop 11 & Alan Mansfield, Principal Track Co-ordinator, GHD 21-22 November 2011 12.30 Prestressed concrete turnout bearers: Understanding Hilton Brisbane the engineering behaviour and design 22-24 November 2011, Brisbane Convention Centre ▲ Turnout Bearer Functional and Structural Design ▲ Components and Raw Materials SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES ▲ Bearer Manufacture The RISSB Rail Turnouts Workshop is a unique forum that can ▲ Bearer Inspection and Testing provide your organisation with face to face access to the industry. Enhance your organisation’s reputation in this specialist area ▲ Bearer Stockpiling, Despatch and Delivery through a range of tailor made branding and exhibition opportunities. Wayne Potter, Design Engineer & To discuss promotional opportunities available through event Amandeep Gill, Specialty Products Engineer, Austrak sponsorship or the boutique tradeshow, contact: Sarah Cullen on +61 (3) 8842 2430 or email sarah.cullen@informa.com.au 1.10 Lunch and networking break www.informa.com.au/railturnouts
  3. 3. rnouts Workshop MODULE 3 | DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP SESSIONS 2.00 CASE STUDY: Public Transport Services (PTS) System 3.40pm – 5.30pm Led by expert facilitators, these breakout workshop sessions will be ▲ An overview of turnout management as part the an opportunity to have a more detailed look at the areas of design electrification and track upgrading of the Adelaide and the maintenance of rail and track in turnouts. metropolitan rail and tram network Discover practical skills that can be immediately applied to your ▲ The challenge of meeting future service demands current project. Keith Charlton, Manager Track & Civil, Operations & Maintenance Is there a particular problem or question you’d like addressed during the & Stephen Townsend, Senior Design Engineer, Planning and workshop session? Participants are asked to forward these in advance to tina.karas@informa.com.au and come prepared for discussion and Development (Projects), Public Transport Services (PTS) hands-on problem solving. Turnout Design Maintenance of Rail and 2.40 Overview of turnout policy from a signaling perspective Facilitator: Track in Turnouts 3.20 Networking and refreshment break Senior representative, Facilitator: RISSB Infrastructure Dr Stephen Marich, Director, 3.50 Debrief and closing remarks Standing Committee Marich Consulting Services DAY TWO | Tuesday 19 July 2011 12.50 Lunch and networking break 9.00 Chairman’s remarks 1.30 HedkoteTM: The advantages of repairing, rebuilding and recycling turnouts MODULE 4 | DUAL GAUGE TURNOUTS ▲ Cost advantages of the HedkoteTM welding rail repair 9.05 The essential elements of dual gauge turnouts process: An update on new upgrades and certification ▲ Examining the key elements of the design and Shamus Walsh, Director, Hardface Technologies manufacturing of dual gauge turnouts ▲ Design and manufacturing considerations MODULE 7 | TURNOUT INSTALLATION AND CONSTRUCTION ▲ Analysing the different types of dual gauge turnouts and their role in the wider rail network 2.10 Delivering a quality product: Overview of the motivating factors and changes in an alliance Glenn Lorenz, Engineering Manager, Vossloh Cogifer Australia ▲ The design and construction interface: Delivering projects in MODULE 5 | TURNOUT MANUFACTURING a live rail environment 9.50 Understanding the key considerations of turnout ▲ Managing client expectations: A multidisciplinary approach manufacture and fabrication and ‘constructability’ ▲ Material technology, machining technology, bolting and ▲ Sourcing a skilled workforce fixing, welding and surface finish Dudley Ingram, Construction Manager, ▲ Low stress shapes, modelling technology, strategy for Trackwork Services Alliance hardness development, special machinery and components 2.50 Closing remarks Craig Bishop, Engineering Manager, VAE Railway Systems 3.00 Networking and refreshment break 10.35 Networking and refreshment break 11.00 CASE STUDY: Turnouts from a light rail perspective SITE TOUR – 3.20pm - 5.20pm Massoud Majidi, Project Manager, Yarra Trams & Ross Smale, Owner, JC Smale & Sons Public Transport Services (PTS) System - formerly TransAdelaide MODULE 6 | MAINTENANCE 11.40 Examining the key elements to the turnout maintenance process ▲ Maintenance theory and maintenance issues for turnouts ▲ Steady state of performance through major periodic maintenance ▲ Robotic welding of crossings Michael Meehan, Civil Maintenance Engineer, Illawarra District, Intercast & Forge RailCorp Asset rationalisation ▲ Overview of RailCorps approach to assessing the need for existing turnout assets w Toby Horstead, A/Snr Asset Planning Coordinator Civil & Stations, Asset Planning & Performance Division, RailCorp Please visit the website for regular updates and changes to the program. Be kept in the loop with this event via LinkedIn, Twitter, You Tube and our Blog. Full details at www.informa.com.au/railturnouts
  4. 4. RISSB National Rail Turnout Workshops 2011 22-23 June 2011, Hotel Intercontinental, Adelaide (P11M21) | 21-22 November 2011, Hilton Hotel, Brisbane (P11M22)3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER STAY CONNECTED WEB www.informa.com.au/railturnouts LinkedIn Group www.informa.com.au/linkedin/araconferences Telephone (+61 2) 9080 4307 – Please quote the event code Twitter www.twitter.com/transportevents (#railturnouts11) P11M21/P11M22 and your unique VIP code with your booking. Blog informaaustralia.wordpress.com Email info@informa.com.au – Please quote the event code P11M21/P11M22 and your unique VIP code with your booking. YouTube www.youtube.com/informaoz Network with leading professionals and learn from key case studies by registering yourself or your team today. REGISTER EARLY & EARLY BIRD RATE STANDARD RATE LATE RATE SAVE UP TO $400 Book & pay on or before 15/04/2011 Book & pay between 16/04/2011 - 03/06/2011 Book & pay after 04/06/2011 PRICE GST TOTAL SAVE PRICE GST TOTAL SAVE PRICE GST TOTAL Two Day Workshop July - P11M21 $1895 $189.50 $2084.50 $400 $2095 $209.50 $2304.50 $200 $2295 $229.50 $2524.50 EARLY BIRD RATE STANDARD RATE LATE RATE Book & pay on or before 22/07/2011 Book & pay between 23/07/2011 – 3/11/2011 Book & pay after 4/11/2011 Two Day Workshop November - P11M22 $1895 $189.50 $2084.50 $400 $2095 $209.50 $2304.50 $200 $2295 $229.50 $2524.50 Conference Venue Dont miss the opportunity Hotel Intercontinental, Adelaide North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000 to visit Phone: (+61 8) 8238 2385 a section of PTS track www.ichotelsgroup.com/intercontinental Use your QR Reader App on on one of the site tours! your smartphone and scan Accommodation & Travel this code to take you directly to the website For your convenience, please access this event via our website and click on the ‘Venue, Accommodation and Travel’ tab or call the Lido Group on 1800 817 339. Travel and accommodation fees are not Registration Fees Include included in the conference fees. We do not refund airfares or hotel Entrance to the relevant conference package purchased plus refreshments, expenses if the event is cancelled. lunch and online access to available presentations (five working days post event). Please note: travel and accommodation is not included. Privacy Policy & Updating Your Details Please visit us online for our full privacy policy at Dress Code www.informa.com.au/privacy. Database amendments can be sent to Smart casual wear is suggested along with a sweater or jacket in case database@informa.com.au or by calling (+61 2) 9080 4307 asking for the conference room is cool. the database department. Cancellation Policy & Substitutions Payment Terms Cancellations must be advised in writing at least 10 working days Payment must be made prior to the event or admittance will not be prior to the event. An administration fee of $550 (inc 10% GST) will be permitted. A tax invoice and confirmation letter will be emailed to the incurred for cancellations. A refund will not be given if a delegate fails to attendee upon completion of a valid registration. Payment may be attend or cancels within 10 working days prior to the event. made by EFT, cheque or credit card. Fully paid delegates unable to attend will be provided with on line access to speaker presentations post event. Substitutions can be Please reference the VIP Code and the Event Code below when made at any time before the event without penalty. Informa reserves making your booking. the right to cancel, alter the content and/or speakers on any program. Paid registration fees will be fully refunded for cancelled events. A.B.N. 66 086 268 313 SECURE ORDER REGISTER ONLINE via our secure server REGISTER NOW www.informa.com.au/railturnoutsThank you for downloading this brochure about our forthcoming VIP CODEevent. We are delighted to provide you with this program and dohope it assists you with everything you need to know about theagenda. However, should you have any further queries, please P11M21/P11M22don’t hesitate to contact us on Telephone: (+61 2) 9080 4307 or WEBPDFE-Mail: info@informa.com.au EVENT CODE To see the most updated agenda, visit the website where you can also register online via our secure server at: P11M21/P11M22 www.informa.com.au/railturnouts